March 23, 2019 09:00 AM EDT Asheville, North Carolina


Mark Catesby

(British, 1679-1749)

The Balsam Tree, Clusia rosea Jacq. (Pitch Apple or Scotch Attorney), T. 99, from The Natural History of Carolina, Florida and The Bahama Islands, 1754 edition, Vol.2, with monogram, hand-colored engraving on laid paper with Strasbourg Lily watermark, plate 13-1/2 x 10 in. page 18 x 13-7/8 in.; modern frame, 26 x 19-3/4 in.

Provenance:Collection of Marion and Theodore Gore, Williamsburg, Virginia


full sheet, water staining, slight fading and toning, binding edge right, small loss at top margin, small stains lower left

Estimate: $800 - $1,200
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